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Plate, Improved Order of Red Men 6th Anniversary
Buffalo Pottery
USA: New York, Buffalo
Porcelain, gilding
overall: 1"h x 7-9/16"dia.
Museum Purchase

Plate, Improved Order of Red Men 6th Anniversary. OBVERSE: Cream-colored background with dark teal rim that fades to lighter shade towards center of plate; gilding along outer edge. In center is printed image of Native American man in feathered headdress, in colors of brown, red, green, blue, and yellow. Around image is text in a circular pattern: "I.O.R.M. 6th ANNIVERSARY. 1902 MAY 27th 1908 COMPLIMENTS OF BUFFALO. TRIBE No 433". REVERSE: Plain white porcelain with maker's mark in center in brown: "SEMI-VITREOUS / [image of a buffalo] / BUFFALO POTTERY". Painted red "!" (?) to PL of mark; printed blue "7", upside down, to PR.